Matt Breen covers the Phillies from the majors to the minors.

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Phillies’ search for hitting coach focusing on Matt Stairs and two others

The Phillies, according to a source, have narrowed their search to Nationals assistant hitting coach Joe Dillon, former Phillies hitting coach Matt Stairs, and Mets hitting coach Chili Davis.

Phillies will focus on starting pitching at GM meetings

General manager Matt Klentak, according to source, is heading to Scottsdale, Arizona with an offseason plan that centers around pitching.

Charlie Manuel, Larry Bowa will sleep outside in Center City to raise awareness for homeless youth

Manuel and Bowa will sleep outside in Center City on Nov. 21 with a team of Phillies executives to raise funds and awareness for the Covenant House, which helps homeless youth.

Phillies’ J.T. Realmuto wins Gold Glove award at catcher; Bryce Harper, Aaron Nola miss out

Realmuto has another bargaining chip to bring to contract negotiations that could lead to him being baseball’s highest-paid catcher. He's the first Phillies player since 2012 to win a Gold Glove award.

Phillies activate Odubel Herrera from suspension list; need to trim roster by Monday

It remains unclear if the outfielder will play again for the team after being suspended 85 games last season because of his arrest after a domestic violence incident.

Phillies hire former Reds manager Bryan Price as pitching coach

Price, 57, turned down Arizona’s offer earlier in October to be its pitching coach.

Phillies acquire hard-throwing reliever Robert Stock from Padres

He appeared in 10 games last season and has a 4.11 ERA with 53 strikeouts in 501/3 innings over the last two years. It was his velocity - Stock’s fastball sits at 98 mph - that made him an appealing waiver claim.

Nationals owe the Phillies some thanks for their World Series title | Extra Innings

The Nationals had Max Scherzer and Stephen Strasburg and Patrick Corbin, but they might not be champs without ex-Phillie Howie Kendrick.

Girardi pegs Bryan Price as front-runner to be Phillies pitching coach, source says

The Phillies are eyeing the former Reds manager to replace Chris Young. Joe Girardi also needs to hire a hitting coach.

New Phillies manager Joe Girardi feels a connection to Philadelphia

Girardi said he knew he wanted to manage again, and he felt a connection to the city.